Community Foundation Announces New leader

The Greater Salina Community Foundation has a new person in charge.

According to the organization, Bill Grevas has been hired as the new President and Executive Director. Grevas most recently served as the Vice-President for Institutional Advancement at Kansas Wesleyan University.

Grevas brings over twenty years of non-profit and development experience, thirteen of those working with the Kansas State University Foundation. His duties at Kansas Wesleyan also involved being the administrator for the KWU Foundation.

Grevas takes over for Besty Wearing, who was the organization’s first executive director. Wearing held the position for the next 15 years, before stepping down this past April.

Grevas will begin his duties on January 4th. Interim Executive Director Wayne Lowen will spend two weeks providing orientation.

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is the largest community foundation in the State of Kansas, having just over $150 million in assets. It serves the greater Salina community, including 12 affiliate community foundations.